The green machine vegee sandwich (avocado and asparagus)

The night before I had BBQ’d some chicken drumettes and also included some asparagus that I bought at the fruit and vegee shop (local new season asparagus, only $5/kg, $2.50/lb).  I tossed the asparagus in a bit of rice bran oil, salt and pepper, and then grilled it on the BBQ.  So the next day…

Cured olives (in progress)

I don’t eat a lot of olives, but I do enjoy nicely marinated olives alongside some cheese, cured meat, fruit paste and bread, crackers/biscuits.  At this time of year fresh olives are sold in the local markets, so I decided to buy some and have a go at curing.  Marinated olives in delis can be…